Program

The Pharmacy Connect program features the following key elements:

  • Strategic advice and expert knowledge to prepare you to access the latest Government funding
  • Industry launches, updates and trends
  • Business growth, profitability and management topics
  • Advice and practical examples of successful/profitable implementation of professional services
  • The latest clinical updates on PBS and private medicines
  • Networking and interaction opportunities with peers, industry leaders and suppliers
  • Access to CPD points
  • Access to over 30 speakers

 

Conference Workshops

Workshop 1: Harm Minimisation

This workshop is an interactive opportunity to review, revise and renovate your knowledge of hazardous substance use and how this applies in your everyday practice, as well as explore some new frontiers. Topics include:

  • Pill testing – encouraging or discouraging drug use?
  • Consumption rooms – honey pot or treatment centres?
  • Buprenorphine depot – so far so good
  • ORT Induction – what a pharmacist needs to know
  • Safe Script: Saviour or demon?

For full details, view the conference program.

Date & Time: Thursday 5 September, 1.30pm – 5.30pm

Venue: Level 4, Hilton Sydney

Cost: $77 delegates/$88 non-delegates

Inclusions: afternoon tea

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Workshop 2: Your Business Growth Plan

This interactive workshop will provide direct access to industry leaders, equip participants with the key tools to support business success and enable participants to build their CP2025 plan for success.

For full details, view the conference program.

Date & Time: Thursday 5 September, 12.30pm – 5.30pm

Venue: Level 4, Hilton Sydney

Cost: $77 delegates/$88 non-delegates

Inclusions: afternoon tea

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Breakfast Sessions

Guild Member Only Breakfast

 This is a key opportunity for members to receive a confidential briefing on the latest issues impacting community pharmacy, including Guild priorities for the 7th Community Pharmacy Agreement.

Speakers:

  • George Tambassis, National President, The Pharmacy Guild of Australia
  • David Heffernan, Branch President, The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, NSW Branch

Cost:  $50 per person (includes hot breakfast)

When: 7.00am – 8.00am, Friday 6  September

 

Women in Pharmacy Breakfast – Innovation in Pharmacy Practice

This breakfast will provide female pharmacists, pharmacy staff and students with the opportunity to meet with like-minded colleagues and further enhance professional networks.

The breakfast will feature an expert panel who will discuss innovation in pharmacy practice.

Facilitator:

  • Adele Tahan, Committee Member, The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, NSW Branch

Panellists:

  • Grace Chong, National Councillor, The Pharmacy Guild of Australia
  • Associate Professor Linda Leung, Specialist in Human-Centred Design Research, Digital Innovation and Transformation
  • Monica Schlesinger, Director & CEO, Australian Health and Science Institute
  • Adjunct Professor Lynn Weeks, Pharmacist & Former CEO, NPS MedicineWise

Cost: $50 per person (includes hot breakfast)

When: 7.00am – 8.15am, Saturday 7 September

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